Adjunct Professorial Lecturer
Department of History
PhD, Research Methods in Education, George Mason University MA, American History (Digital History), George Mason University BA, History of Science from University of Wisconsin
Trevor Owens works on digital strategy for cultural heritage organizations. He is currently the Head of Digital Content Management at the Library of Congress. Previously, he lead a 30 million dollar initiative at the Institute of Museum and Library Services to invest in the development of digital infrastructure for libraries. Before that, he served as a Digital Archivist and a Historian of Science at the Library of Congress and as the community lead for open source history projects at the Center for History and New Media.
Trevor’s work and research focuses on digital strategy for cultural heritage organizations, online communities, and issues in digital research methods and scholarly communication. In 2014 the Society for American Archivists gave him the Archival Innovator Award, an award granted annually to recognize the archivist, repository, or organization that best exemplifies the “ability to think outside the professional norm.